Sara Cwynar

Biography

Sara Cwynar (1985–) is a Canadian artist who lives and works in Brooklyn. Using studio sets, collage, and re-photography, she examines the ways in which design and popular images work on our psyches and how their visual strategies infiltrate our consciousness. Her work has been in several solo and group exhibitions. Recent shows include Soft Film, Museum für Moderne Kunst (Frankfurt am Main 2017); Tell Me What I Mean, To____Bridges____ (Bronx, 2016); We are the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies and Hessel Museum of Art (Annandale on Hudson, 2016); L’Image Volée, Fondazione Prada (Milan, 2016); and Greater New York, MoMA PS1 (New York, 2015). In 2016, she was the recipi­ent of the Baloise Art Prize at Art Basel 47. Her work is in several collections, such as the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Art Gallery of Ontario, and the MoMA Library of New York. She is represented by Foxy Production (New York) and Cooper Cole (Toronto).

Exhibition

MOMENTA | Biennale de l'image. What Does the Image Stand For?
2017.09.07 - 10.15

Focusing on the theme What Does the Image Stand For? proposed by guest curator Ami Barak, the 2017 edition of MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image will be presented in collaboration with VOX and Galerie de l’UQAM…

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